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Hi, dropped tailgate on foot in April, and in May went into the hospital for a staph infection of the foot (of which I almost lost my foot). Surgeon did an I&D, was on IV drip of Vancamycin for 5 weeks twice a day. 3 weeks ago had sutures removed. Am to keep butterfly stripes on and foot clean and wrapped until foot completely heals. The foot is warm to the touch, red and swollen around the wound, I don't think it's healing correctly and has some yellow puss discharge Is there a possibility the staph is coming back? Recommendation? Meet with surgeon next week, should I seek medical attention now?
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